I WAS ENCRYPTING MY EXTERNAL HARD DISK .IT GAVE ME THE BITLOCKER RECOCERY KEY AND IDENTIFICATION KEY . UNFORTUNATELY AT 40 % OF ENCRYPTION IT SOMEHOW STOPPED AND THE DISK GOT LOCKED. I TRIED TO UNLOCK IT WITH BITLOCKER RECOVERY KEY BUT IT DOESNT WORK . IT SHOWS NOT RESPONDING MESSAGE FOR HOURS TOGETHER.PLEASE HELP
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DO NOT USE CAPS ITS RUDE.
Its encryption. If the key doesn't work you are out of luck.
hope you have a back up of your external! you should be able to format it and wipe bitlocker of, but you will lose all of your precious data